Ex-Minister Robert Goodwill becomes first Tory MP to publicly back One Yorkshire devolution deal

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A former Minister has become the first Conservative MP to publicly back an all-Yorkshire devolution deal with powers and money flowing to the region from Westminster. Ex-Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill told the Government “doing nothing is not an option” with … Continue reading

Yorkshire devolution: Javid promises to “carefully consider” detailed plans

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Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid has promised to “carefully consider” detailed proposals for a Yorkshire-wide devolution deal submitted by the region’s council leaders. Earlier this month, leaders of 18 local authorities submitted a 10-page document to the Government setting out … Continue reading

Dan Jarvis: ‘They said One Yorkshire couldn’t happen but now it’s within reach’

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Dan Jarvis: ‘They said One Yorkshire couldn’t happen but now it’s within reach’ The Barnsley Central MP is shortlisted for Sheffield city region mayor but is eyeing a more ambitious regional goal While Dan Jarvis doesn’t have much in common … Continue reading